Life on Call

Anyone who has done birth work knows you need a few key characteristics to make it sustainable: compassion, professionalism, patience, and flexibility.  Today let’s talk about flexibility as it relates to being on call as a birth doula.  Outside of inductions or...

The Consultation – Like a First Date

Have you ever been on a terrible first date? The kind where it’s awkward and you no matter what you talk about, they don’t really respond much? If you haven’t, lucky you!  Why do we bring this up? Well, we like to say that the initial consultation you do with...

Doula Friends – Vital for Birthwork

“So listen to what happened at this birth I attended last week…” Have you ever had a client gush about you after you provided phenomenal support during their labor and birth? (If you’ve trained with Birth Beautifully, we’re sure you have.) They felt understood,...